Klas Anders Knape (born 7 July 1955 in Karlstad) is a Swedish conservative politician (Moderate Party). He served as the President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities (CLRAE) of the Council of Europe between November 6, 2018 and March 23, 2021. He is the president of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR), and also a councillor of the Karlstad Municipality.
Other current positions are Executive President of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and Vice President of the Bureau of the Committee of the Regions and president of the Swedish delegation to the Committee of the Regions. He is also the Deputy Head of the Swedish delegation to the CLRAE and a member of the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Executive Bureau and World Council as well as President of the United Nations Advisory Committee of Local Authorities (UNACLA).